Windows Defender & Windows Vista x64


  1.    2 Weeks Ago #1
    Join Date : Feb 2016
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    Windows Defender & Windows Vista x64


    Got the final notice no more support or updates for Windows Vista. I'm running Windows Vista x64 Ultimate.

    So I uninstalled MSE and installed Panda for some sort of virus protection and still using the Windows Firewall.

    Apparently Windows Defender will run however it isn't able to update at all, just hangs after attempting an update. Perhaps it's able to use earlier virus definitions when performing a scan?

    Windows Defender Version: 1.1.1600.0
    Engine Version: 1.1.13601.0
    Definition Version: 1.239.1256.0


    So I'm suppose to exit Windows Defender and forget about it? AFAIK there are no more updates for Windows Defender under Vista either from Windows Defender or from a stand-a-lone update.

    Or occasionally use Windows Defender to scan the computer using older virus definitions?
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  2.    2 Weeks Ago #2
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    Richmond Hill, Ontario
    Posts : 132
    Windows 8 Pro x64
    Local Time: 23:25
    canada ca ontario

     

    Re: Windows Defender & Windows Vista x64


    Hopefully there will be some followup information in response to my question posted here.
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